One of the best places to just chill, relax or unwind in India has to be Pondicherry. Laced with vibrant floral boulevards, outdoor cafes and clear blue beaches, Pondicherry gives you the feeling of a quaint European town. This holiday destination’s restaurant scene is majorly influenced by numerous colonial powers including those of England, Netherlands, Portugal and France. So here are 6 best places to eat in Pondicherry. Visit here to sink your teeth in authentic Italian wood fried pizzas or a buttery croissant.
1. Blueline- The Promenade
Seafood lovers! Pondicherry’s Blueline, is your abode for lip-smacking fresh seafood preparations. Blueline serves you French, Italian and Indian cuisines. Enjoy panoramic viewed of the Bay of Bengal as you tuck into your exquisite dishes here. Do try the Chicken Corden Bleu, Fish Curry, Funghi Rissotto, Seafood Sizzler and of course the Tarte Tatin for dessert.
2. Le Dupleix
If you want to have the most perfect romantic dinner with bae, then Le Dupleix must definitely be your wishlist. This restaurant nestled far away from the city clutter, but close enough to the crashing waves of the beaches, has a luxurious coastal ambience. Devour exquisite French dishes here like the Confit De Poulet, Chocolate Mousseux, Creole Shrimp and Gumbo here.
3. Café Xtasi
Pizza fans must visit Café Xtasi in Pondicherry. You can have a variety of delicious hot wood-fired pizzas, pasta and salads here. With more than 25 different types of pizzas, you’re really spoilt for choice. When you’re here try the Pizzalicious, Vegetate, Feorentina, Iron Pie and Cheese Bomb. If you’re a burger lover, then there’s something for you too. Try the Chicken Burger, Porky Meltdown Burger and Veggie Crunch Burger. For a cafe ambience, whip up 4 lip-smacking varieties of coffee from the comfort of your home.
4. La Marée
Situated inside Hotel Du Parc, La Marée serves French and Continental cuisines. With plenty of natural lighting, it’s a breezy chilled out restaurant, perfect to just lay back and enjoy delicious food in the company of loved ones. From the iconic French Onion Soup, classic seafood salad, Tuna ala Nicoise to grilled scampi with lemon butter, it’s deliciousness all over. This is one of the best French restaurants in town, that you must visit with your loved ones.
5. Tanto Pizzeria
Can you ever have enough of pizzas? Well, we can’t that’s why Pondicherry has a variety of wood-fired pizza abodes. The next one on the list is Tanto Pizzeria. Enjoy a large selection of pizzas like the Med Pizza, Funghi and Romana. If you’re a hardcore carnivore then give their seafood platter and Roast Beef a try. Enjoy their food, in the backdrop of a charming ambience of sophisticated decor yet cosy vibes. When it comes to pizzas, check our this pizza atm in Mumbai.
So, these are some of the best restaurants in Pondicherry for European dishes. Tuck into your wood-fired pizza, Chicken Corden Bleu and get those breezy vibes going.